Tag: S&P 500Sort
Divergence Between the S&P 500 and Current Economic Recovery Grows; Are Investors Too Optimistic?
There is simply nowhere else to put your money to work, which is why the stock market continues to edge upward to new record highs.
How Understanding the Investment Climate Equals Stock Market Success
If you invested all of your money in the stock market, you would be exposed to extraordinary risk of a market retrenchment.
A year ago, I was able to take a close look at a cool-looking electric-powered sports car. I even got to sit in it. I noticed that it was not made by a manufacturer that I had recognized—it was built by Tesla Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ/TSLA), but I really didn’t give it a second thought.
Lately, I’ve been reading about all of this buying of gold bullion by central banks around the world.
Forget What the Bulls Are Saying: Red Flags Are Surfacing
The Ben Bernanke-driven stock market rally continues in full force and is unabated, but I really question the rate of the advance and believe stocks remain overextended at this juncture.
What the Latest Job Creation Data Indicate for This Market Sector
The latest data on job creation by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) are interesting for several reasons. While there are some glimmers of hope, there is still much more work that needs to be done.
When It Comes to Jobs Numbers, the Market Is Trading on Anything but the Truth
Pop the champagne; it’s time to rejoice and toast this month’s jobs numbers, isn’t it? The S&P 500 edged up to another record high above 1,600, while the Dow is seriously eyeing 15,000.
I did think those targets for the two indices were achievable, but not this early in the year.
As the S&P 500 enters the month of May, many people are worried about their investment strategy, especially in light of the old saying “sell in May and go away.” Does this saying hold any value?